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not today

Years ago, I traveled with my grandmother to a family function. As we drove along she would see different advertisements for sight-seeing places and hint about going to check them out. Unfortunately, due to time constraints we were not able … Continue reading

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hush

Mondays begin Sunday night for me. Somewhere around 6 p.m. I stop thinking of Sunday as a day of rest and instead, I think of the preparations needed to make the work day run smoothly. Clothes laid out, coffee pot … Continue reading

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mental health

This past Friday I took the day off from work. It was not for a doctor appointment, for a meeting with workers at the house, for the boys– it was for me. I spent the day puttering around the house– … Continue reading

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cutting the strings

I’ve mentioned before that I was surrounded by strong women growing up. They were constantly on the move; cleaning, preparing, cooking, or working in the yard. As I grew, I believed that in order to be a successful woman, I … Continue reading

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rest and delivery

This is what the Sovereign Lord, the Holy One of Israel, says: “In repentance and rest is your salvation,     in quietness and trust is your strength,     but you would have none of it.  You said, ‘No, we will flee on … Continue reading

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Therefore

When I was in high school I had to study geometry.  I am a word-person, not a number person.  Geometry was an ordeal as I worked to grasp the concepts and theories being taught.  One thing that did stick with … Continue reading

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limitless

There is a battle inside me each day.  Will I go forward and climb out of the darkness or will I remain where I am in the muck and mire? It would seem that every time I am making strides … Continue reading

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good

Over the past few days I have woken up in the middle of the night, unable to sleep, tossing and turning, trying to find that “perfect position” to fall back asleep.  It hasn’t worked.  I find myself with my eyes … Continue reading

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continuing on…

My collection of books is growing in my bag.  At present, I am reading five different books, a chapter or two in each almost daily.  It has helped me get grounded again after so much activity during the summer. I … Continue reading

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old-fashioned

As our family adjusts to living in the country again, we find ourselves having to remember how we used to do things.  My husband and I have decided to not have wi-fi/internet for the first month or so and it … Continue reading

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